Stonewall National Monument

On June 24, 2016 President Obama designated Stonewall a National Monument.  This is America’s first LGBT national park site.

The Stonewall uprising in 1969 is considered one of the most pivotal events in the LGBT rights movement.

To read more please visit:   https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/06/24/presidential-proclamation-establishment-stonewall-national-monument  and https://www.nps.gov/ston/index.htm

 

 

One comment

  1. Iris Black says:

    This was a landmark event. America is about freedom. Its richness lies in diversity and uniqueness. All the progress made for LGBT rights now seems to be under threat. These are truly challenging times.

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